A shot from a new campaign video released by activist Ja’Mal Green. (Credit: Go Green Chicago)

“We’re in a state of emergency,” Ja’Mal Green told “Chicago Tonight” on Tuesday. “This city is in huge disarray.” 

A screenshot from the “Black Voices” community conversation on Monday, April 26, 2021. (WTTW News)

Brandis Friedman and a panel of guests discuss the Derek Chauvin verdict, including what it means for racial justice and policing in Chicago and the U.S. Watch it now.


A weekend protest that turned violent has spurred calls for answers from top cop David Brown — and even a call for his resignation. What’s next after the latest skirmish between law enforcement and those who want to defund the police?

A still image taken from a video released by the Chicago Police Department shows a confrontation between protesters and police at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020. (WTTW News via CPD)

Clashes between police and protesters Saturday in the Loop started peacefully but turned violent, leading to 24 arrests and 17 officers treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to police Superintendent David Brown.

A protester faces off against police in Chicago on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Hugo Balta / WTTW News)

The killing of George Floyd has brought the conversation about policing people of color in America front and center — again. What can be done to change the relationship between the police and the people they are sworn to serve and protect?

Ja’Mal Green talks about his mayoral bid on “Chicago Tonight” on April 24, 2018.

Activist and entrepreneur Ja’Mal Green has dropped out of the race to become Chicago’s next mayor. His departure brings to 17 the number of candidates vying for the seat.

The community organizer and entrepreneur is making history as the youngest candidate to run for mayor. A conversation with Ja’Mal Green.